The Pottawatomie Sheriff’s Department will beef up patrols on Bigelow Road where traffic has increased due to bridge construction on a nearby road. The county commission Monday asked Sheriff Greg Riat to run extra patrols in higher-traffic morning and evening hours as an added
The USD 383 school board will discuss the 2013-14 budget during its meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Robinson Education Center. The discussions will include a look at assessed valuations within the school district boundaries, end-of-year balances, an estimate of the cost of a salary
The murder trial of a soldier accused of killing another man during a drive-by shooting on New Year’s Day 2012 has been continued to August following a medical emergency involving his attorney. Though jury selection was set to begin Monday in the trial of Daniel
Riley County officers were investigating a report of shots fired late Tuesday morning in the area of Stonemont and Stone drives near Highland Ridge in Manhattan. At the time of publication, officers were still investigating a report called in at 10:30 a.m. of shots fired
FORT RILEY — The 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, will hold a change of command ceremony at 10 a.m. June 28 at Cavalry Parade Field on Fort Riley. Col. Michael F. Pappal, the “Devil” Brigade’s current commander will be replaced by Col. John
Associated Press TOPEKA — The Army said Tuesday that it would eliminate one infantry brigade at Fort Riley as the military reduces its overall number of soldiers by September 2017. Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno said the 4th Brigade Combat Team of the 1st Infantry Division
A Junction City minister accused of the molestation of several underage boys expressed his desire to waive his preliminary hearing and enter into a negotiated settlement with the state during a status hearing Tuesday morning. Jordan Young, 25, a music minister at the Faith Tabernacle Apostolic
Jury selection in the case against a soldier accused of first-degree murder was put on hold Monday after the man’s attorney was rushed to the hospital for an unspecified emergency. Daniel Parker, 26, Junction City, was set to appear Monday for the first day of
City commissioners plan to hear about $4.84 million in budget requests from nine outside agencies during Tuesday’s work session. The two largest of those are a $2.2 million request from the Manhattan Public Library, and $1 million request from the Chamber of Commerce Convention and Visitors Bureau.
The assessed valuation of Pottawatomie County increased by about $13 million for 2013, according to figures certified last week to the county clerk’s office. The assessed or taxable value of all property (real, utilities and personal) for 2013 is $471,581,882, an increase of $12,859,539 over last year’s valuation
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